Definition of dust wrapper in English:

dust wrapper

noun

  • another term for dust jacket
    • ‘Some dealers also grade the books and the dust wrappers separately; this, too, is acceptable practice.’
    • ‘In the earliest state of the first printing, the boy's shorts on the cover and on the dust wrapper are white.’
    • ‘Hardback copies were sold in yellow dust wrappers from 1965.’
    • ‘Stamps are slammed on the title page, label pockets gummed to the rear pastedown, dust wrappers discarded, covers vulcanised in plastic - or, in those days, a toffee-brown buckram tough enough to withstand acid.’
    • ‘All are in very fine condition with very fine dust wrappers except where noted.’
    • ‘The dust wrapper is faded on the spine, otherwise the book is in very good condition.’
    • ‘Original dust wrappers add several hundred percent (never, never throw away a dust wrapper).’
    • ‘When grading books in the VG category, dust wrappers are graded separately, and all flaws noted.’
    • ‘A further 31 books were added to the series after dust wrappers were discontinued.’
    • ‘The early books have illustrated dust wrappers and the book covers normally had no coloured picture illustration but usually had the title and a line drawing.’
    • ‘The dust wrapper has patina from handling, and some nicks and creases on the edges.’
    • ‘Most commonly though you'll pay a pound or two per copy for the book with or without dust wrappers, so even buying from book shops it's not going to crease you financially.’
    • ‘It is illustrated throughout in b/w and is in very good condition as is the dust wrapper.’
    • ‘Nice copies in their jackets or dust wrappers sell now for about £100 without the jacket about £40’
    • ‘As with most children's books, dust wrappers can be difficult to come by in Very Good or Fine condition.’
    • ‘Using this logic, the 24 plain-paper dust wrappers were worth $4,000.’